Akihiko Nishioka

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This study was conducted to compare the passage of bile and food through the remnant alimentary tract between 2 and 6 months following pancreaticoduodenectomy in patients undergoing Billroth I (Imanaga) and Billroth II (Child) reconstructions, using dual scintigraphy. In the patients who underwent Child's operation (n=14), hepatobiliary scintigraphy showed(More)
We report a case of intra-gallbladder hemorrhage secondary to blunt abdominal trauma in a patient with liver cirrhosis. A 58-year-old man was admitted to a local hospital with persistent right upper quadrant abdominal pain. Anemia was detected, and computed tomography (CT) revealed a high-density mass in the gallbladder lumen. He was transferred to our(More)
The distal splenorenal shunt (DSRS) is the recommended procedure for selective variceal decompression, but its use may be limited in patients who have undergone left nephrectomy, those with an anatomically aberrant relationship between the splenic and left renal veins, and those whose preoperative angiographic findings suggest a risk of developing(More)
We sescribe a 53-year-old woman with tumor marker abnormality caused by an umbilical metastasis from breast cancer. She had undergone breast conservation therapy (BCT) for breast cancer (T2N1M0) 9 years previously. Umbilical metastasis was detected 9 months after tumor marker elevation was first noted. After resection of the umbilical metastasis, tumor(More)
To evaluate the validity and complications of modifying the distal splenorenal shunt (DSRS) by performing splenopancreatic disconnection (SPD), hemodynamic changes in the portal system were assessed by visceral angiography in 93 patients with nonalcoholic portal hypertension during early postoperative follow-up after DSRS. There were 40 patients who(More)